Overview

This safari starts from Mwanza and is a combination of the highlights of the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, and Lake Manyara National park, you can enjoy a range of adventure activities. On the safari, you will have an options to visit a traditional Maasai village, learn the daily routine of local families, and visit some bustling markets.

 

Serengeti, Handpicked Accommodations:-

  • Upscale Luxury Accommodation: Kirawira Serena Luxury Tented Camp
  • Basic Luxury Accommodation: Mbalageti Tented Camp, chalet luxury room.
  • Mid-range Accommodation: Mbalageti Tented Camp, lodge room.
  • Budget Accommodation: Nyani Public Campsite

Ngorongoro, Handpicked Accommodations:-

  • Upscale Luxury Accommodation: Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
  • Basic Luxury Accommodation: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
  • Mid-range Accommodation: Rhino Lodge
  • Budget Accommodation: Simba 'A' Public Campsite

The Great Rift valley, Handpicked Accommodations:-

  • Upscale Luxury Accommodation: Lake Manyara Tree Lodge
  • Basic Luxury Accommodation: Lake Manyara Serena Hotel
  • Mid-range Accommodation: Twiga Lodge
  • Budget Accommodation: Twiga Public Campsite
4 Nights 5 Days 22 Jul, 22 Jul, 22 Jul, and more Mwanza, Tanzania
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • All Park fees 
  • Pick up Mwanza and Drop off, Arusha.
  • Guaranteed departure.
  • All meals from start to completion
  • Guaranteed window seat.
  • A local English speaking tour guide
  • 4x4 vehicle designed for safari with a pops up for easy game viewing and photography 
  • Mineral water 2 liters per person a day available in the car
  • We can easily cater to vegetarian meals when requested.

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Visa (Available at the airport for $ 100 or less depending on where you are coming)
  • International Flights
  • Tour Guide TIP (recommended $ 20 a day)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Items of a personal nature 
Highlights
We don't want you to miss these!
  • Highlights of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater
  • Enjoy sunset game viewing 
  • 5-day Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park and Lake Manyara experience
  • See wild animals including the Big Five in their natural habitat
Itinerary
Detailed itinerary

Day 1:

Mwanza City | Serengeti National park via Ndabaka gate

After having your breakfast depart at 8.45am for the 2hrs30min drive to the World famous Serengeti National park through the western Savannah woodland. 

Serengeti is arguably the Africa’s breathtaking National park. It is the home of millions of large mammals, including what is so called the Big 5: elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard and the rarely seen black rhinoceros. Over 500 species of birds have been recorded in the area, birds of prey, vultures, lovebirds, cranes, bateleur, weavers, and our very own Shrike-Northern White-crowned Shrike. 
It is here where the world’s great migration takes place annually. Nile Crocodiles, the largest crocodile lie in wait in Serengeti rivers.

Meals included: Packed Lunch | Dinner.

 

DAY 2:
Serengeti National Park | Full Day Game viewing.
After breakfast depart from the camp and drive direct to the World famous Serengeti National park via the endless plains. 

Explore an uncountable number of animals through savannah grasslands, islands in the sea of grass “kopjes”, acacia forests and savannah woodland. Our professional guide is always happy to share with you lots of hidden secrets in the Serengeti, why Serengeti shall never die, how the endless plain was formed and its roles in the great migration. Get to know why the park was named "Serengeti" instead of its original name 'Siringet"  and much much more..!

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner.

 

DAY 3:
Serengeti National Park | Ngorongoro Highland.
After breakfast depart from the camp and drive direct to the World famous Serengeti National park via the endless plains. Explore the breeding ground for the great migrations 


Depart the cool, grassy Serengeti National park and later arrive on through the endless plains, where large herds of wildebeest and zebra are found between December to March. Follow the great migration! It has been recorded that in the first 2 weeks of February more than 200,000 calves of wildebeest are born in the plains. This is the calving priod. The Serengeti/ Ngorongoro ecosystem has become a household name largely due to film depictions of its migration.Our professional guide is always happy to share with you lots of hidden secrets in the Serengeti, why Serengeti shall never die, how the endless plain was formed and its roles in the great migration. Get to know why the park was named "Serengeti" instead of its original name 'Siringet"  and much much more..!

This day you have an option of visiting either Masai village or the Olduvai Gorge (some believe to be the cradle of mankind). Olduvai Gorge is the place where Dr. Louis Leakey and his wife Mary excavated remaining of Zinjanthropus and other ancient hominoid fossils. 

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner.

 

Day 4:

Ngorongoro Crater | Great Rift Valley Escarpment.

After early breakfast drive to the crater via the endless plains of the Serengeti. Enjoy your packed lunch as you descend down the Ngorongoro crater. 

The Ngorongoro crater, which has been declared a world heritage site, lies within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area that covers more than 8000 sq.km  With an area of 304 sq. km. the crater is the home of up to 30,000 large mammals. More than 100 species of birds not found in the Serengeti have been recorded here. This is the world's largest unbroken caldera and the 8th wonder of the world.  Our friendly safari guide is always happy to share with you about the behind the scene perspectives about the formation of the caldera, ecological facts and much much more..!

This is the only place in Africa where it is easy to find big cats like lions (5 prides of lions have been recorded), cheetah, clans of the hyena, jackals, serval cats a few to mention. Search out for rarely seen black rhino

Afternoon, ascending the crater and drive towards the exit gate while enjoying en-route game viewing through Ngorongoro highland decorated by the green forest.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner.

 

DAY 5:
Lake Manyara National park | Drive to Arusha.

After breakfast depart for game viewing in Lake Manyara national park for full day game viewing before proceeding to Arusha city. 

Lake Manyara is famous for tree-climbing lions and pythons. The national park consists of underground natural forest that opens up into woodlands, grassland, and swaps beyond the soda lake itself covering 200 sq. km. Over 400 species of birds have been spotted, including flamingos, pelican, storks, cormorants, egrets, and geese. Keep your eyes open for troops of baboon and monkeys. Our professional safari guide is always happy to share with you lots of behind the scene ideas, why trees in Lake Manyara have adopted climbing trees, how was the Great Rift Valley was formed and much much more..!

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

 

Check out and drive to Arusha city (drop off point to be advised)

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Pickup point
Here is where we will meet, don't get lost!
NEW MWANZA HOTEL, Mwanza, Tanzania View on Map